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Atticus Ross (left) and Trent Reznor (right) of Nine Inch Nails, whose new album Bad Witch is on our short list for the best releases of June 22. Corinne Schiavone/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: June 22

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Roséwave: This Summer, Think Pink

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Your Favorite New Artists Of 2018 (So Far)

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Christina Aguilera's Liberation comes out June 15. Luke Gilford/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 15: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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Ben Gibbard Talks About Death Cab For Cutie's New Album And First Single, 'Gold Rush'

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New Mix: M. Ward, David Bowie Saxophonist Donny McCaslin, Sad Baxter, More

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Jorja Smith's debut album, Lost & Found, is one of the standouts for June 8 releases. Rashid Babiker/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday For June 8: Six Albums You Should Hear Now

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New Mix: The 1975, Nothing, Laurie Anderson On Hurricane Sandy, More

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Neko Case's highly anticipated Hell-On is on our short list of the best albums out June 1. Emily Shur/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: 6 Albums You Should Stream Now

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Interview: Thou

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New Mix: James Blake, Luluc, Angelique Kidjo Covers Talking Heads

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Pusha-T's anticipated new album Daytona is finally here, along with a whole bunch of other great releases for May 25. Fabien Montique/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: 7 Albums You Should Stream Today

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Guest DJ: Stephen Malkmus

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BTS's Love Yourself: Tear, one of the most anticipated albums of 2018, is out today. Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic hide caption

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New Music Friday: 6 Albums You Need To Hear Today

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Jimmy Eat World's song "The Middle," from its 2001 album Bleed American, was a popular listener pick this week. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Songs That Got You Through School

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Pop juggernaut Charlie Puth's Voicenotes is one of our picks for the essential albums coming out May 11. Benjamin Lennox/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: May 11

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New Mix: Childish Gambino, Mike Lindsay And Laura Marling As LUMP, More

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Damien Jurado's The Horizon Just Laughed is on our shortlist of essential albums out on May 4. Lindsey Barnes/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: May 4

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New Mix: Dirty Projectors, Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks, More

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At 70, Smithsonian Folkways Is An Antidote To Music Algorithms

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Janelle Monae's Dirty Computer is on our short list of the best new albums out on April 27. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: April 27

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